It may sound like rubbish, but trash talking works. Just ask Lavonte David.
The Bucs linebacker said coaches encouraged players to have more fun in practice. David said it has led to more spirited scrimmages and more competitive ones, too.
“We’re competing with each other. We’re out here having fun,” David said Wednesday. “It’s crazy. I mean, I don’t think we’ve had this much fun in a while when we’ve been out here. It’s competitive, guys are out here having fun, making plays, man.” -Rick Stroud, Tampa Bay Times